Joe Duplantier played a solo on the new Gojira album with a guitar string in his mouth

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The four singles released thus far from Gojira's seventh album Fortitude Another World, Born For One Thing, Amazonia and Into The Storm – are almost devoid of electric guitar solos in the traditional form, but that's not to say we aren't in for some noteworthy lead work from Joe Duplantier and Christian Andreu.

In a new interview taken from the June 2021 issue of Guitar World, Duplantier explains how he wound up playing the solo of the album's seventh track, The Chant, with one of his guitar's strings in his mouth.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.